Research technician Biocatalysis, Netherlands 955 views

Research technician in Biocatalysis at the Faculty of Science, Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences

Salary indication: €2,651 to €3,642 gross per month

Closing date: 1 July 2016

Hours: 38 hours per week

Vacancy number: 16-192

About the group: The Biocatalysis group is part of the Sustainable Chemistry re- search theme. The Biocatalysis is recruiting a Research Technician for supporting an exciting research programme that is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) – BioSusAmin and two other NWO grants (Sector Plan on Physics and Chemistry and NWO-echo).

Task description

  1. Carry out routine and custom research in biochemistry and molecular biology;
  2. perform tasks related to molecular biology (i.e. generation of gene libraries, site-directed mutagenesis, gene cloning, etc.);
  3. perform tasks related to biochemistry (i.e. optimization of cell cultures, protein expression and purification, biochemical characterization of recombinant enzymes);
  4. in collaboration with other group members, develop new meth- ods for the generation and the screening of libraries of enzyme variants;
  5. in collaboration with the other group members, develop analyt- ical methods and assays for the screening of enzyme libraries;


  1. Chemistry or life sciences background with a special focus on biochemistry.
  2. Track record detailing your experience will be carefully considered in the selection process and previous experience in the field of industrial (white) biotechnology and / or enzymology is an advan- tage.
  3. Ability to work independently (after an initial training) and laboratory trouble-shooting is highly required.
  4. Good communication skills in oral and written English.

Further information: Dr Francesco Mutti

Appointment details

Starting date: 1 September 2016.

Duration: Initial period of 12 months with possible extension

€2,651 to €3,642 (salary scale 9) gross per month

Job application Procedure

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Please mention vacancy number 16-192 in the subject-line.

Applications must include:

  1. a curriculum vitae,
  2. a list of publications (if applicable),
  3. a motivation letter (why did you choose to apply for this position),
  4. the names and contact details of two academic referees.

All these should be grouped in one PDF attachment (not zipped).

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